Canadian Pediatrician Dr. Jack Newman and Lactation Consultant
Edith Kernerman have created an exceptional breastfeeding resource.
The extensive Breastfeeding Help section includes 12 video clips
and 34 handouts covering many common concerns such as latch, compression, lactation
aids, nutrition, and finding good breastfeeding support.
An active, moderated forum covers "general concerns",
"not enough milk", "sore nipples, sore breasts", and "baby
More video clips, handouts, and forum topics, as well as weekly
postings on current breastfeeding issues are planned for the near future.
Dr. Newman's upcoming conference dates are listed, and the
Visual Guide to Breastfeeding, created by Dr. Newman and Edith Kernerman, is available
"There are two principles at the base of understanding
breastfeeding and understanding how to help new mothers breastfeed. One is that
babies learn to breastfeed by breastfeeding. The other is that there is much more to
breastfeeding than the breastmilk alone. As important as breastmilk is,
breastfeeding is that much more."
- Dr. Jack Newman